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Category: All Categories: Disasters and Rescue: Firefighting History
11 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Baggett, Bonnie.  
A HISTORY IN FLAMES: The Story of the Volunteer Firemen of the State of Delaware.

Publisher: Self-published [No place]. 1976 {Nov}. (1976)..
2nd edition. 160pp. Small folio. Red vinyl over boards impressed with a flame-like design. A gilt oval cartouche in the center of the front cover is embossed with the title surrounding a man dressed in top hat & cloak blowing a fire horn & carrying a torch. Spine embossed with gilt Letters. A previous owner's name in ink in the upper right corner of the front free endpaper o/w Fine.

Appr.: | AUD 197.86 CAD 203.30 EUR 134.06 GBP 110.12 JPY 18,500.00 MXN 2,312.50 ZAR 1,850.00 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 08-0089.
    
US$185.00
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2.
Baggett, Bonnie.  
A HISTORY IN FLAMES: The Story of the Volunteer Firemen of the State of Delaware.
 Picture
Publisher: Self-published [No place]. 1976 {August}. (1976)..
1st edition. 160pp. Small folio. Red vinyl over boards impressed with a flame-like design. A gilt oval cartouche in the center of the front cover is embossed with the title surrounding a man dressed in top hat & cloak blowing a fire horn & carrying a torch. About a 1' long scuff along the right side of the spine and the immediately adjacent area on the front cover (see scan), a gift presentation in ink in the upper right corner of the front pastedown endpaper ('To Ross From Prince') o/w Fine (No defects).

Appr.: | AUD 155.08 CAD 159.34 EUR 105.07 GBP 86.31 JPY 14,500.00 MXN 1,812.50 ZAR 1,450.00 

Purchase direct from: Henry F. Hain III. Item number: 10-0013.
    
US$145.00
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3.
Bowers, Steve, et al.  
Lexington Kentucky Fire Department : Commemorative Book, 1790-1993

Publisher: Fire Department; Lexington, Ky: 1994.
Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 112 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Silver lettering over dark blue buckram cloth, silver badge on front, color glossy photo endpapers, 8 pages of color photos, about 300 b/w photos with captions, including portraits of personnel, retirees, equipment, stations, firefighters in action, etc. Glossy throughout. ; Printed by Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas. ; No discernable wear.

Appr.: | AUD 32.09 CAD 32.97 EUR 21.74 GBP 17.86 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 6128.
    
US$30.00
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4.
Bulau, Alwin E.  
Footprints of Assurance.

Publisher: Macmillan, NY, 1953.
xiii, 319 p., index, illus., color front. “…a comprehensive and complete record of fire marks used by fire insurance companies in sixty-three countries. These insignia themselves tell the story of the development of one of the world's most important economic institutions.' Nearly 1800 fire marks are illustrated in halftone vignettes. Dj chipped, torn, ink inscription; good+. stock#20187.

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 20187.
    
US$50.00
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5.
Bulau, Alwin E.  
Footprionts of Assurance

Publisher: Macmillan New York 1953.
Ex lib children's museum, small stamp front endpaper, number cover spine, pocket rear endpaper, very good-, contents fine. (xiii) 319 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, mostly of fire marks, a few color plates, bibliography, index, large 4to; blue buckram. Book on collecting fire marks or signs of insurance, including U.S., British and European Stated First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 17.11 CAD 17.58 EUR 11.59 GBP 9.52 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 160.00 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 015912.
    
US$16.00
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6.
Ellis, Leonard Bolles  
History of the Fire Department of the City of New Bedford Massachusetts 1772-1890
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Publisher: New Bedford E. Anthony & Sons 1890.
First printing. Octavo, Original cloth, black & white photographs, drawings, xii, 239, v pages. Condition: Near fine.
     Good history of the evolution of this local fire department. Well illustrated with portraits of many former members as well as some equipment, station houses, etc. Bound in dark blue textured cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt, decorated endpapers. A tiny rub to cloth at lower fore corner of upper board, short repaired tear at bottom inner margin of front free endpaper. Americana

Appr.: | AUD 133.69 CAD 137.36 EUR 90.58 GBP 74.40 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 11433.
    
US$125.00
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7.
Junger, Sebastian  
Fire (signed)

Publisher: New York: W. W. Norton, 2001 2nd ptg..
SIGNED boldly on title p. in author’s squiggle. 224pp. hardback sm 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj.

Appr.: | AUD 7.48 CAD 7.68 EUR 5.07 GBP 4.16 JPY 699.00 MXN 87.38 ZAR 69.90 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17912.
    
US$6.99
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8.
Kesler, Hal O., Illustrated by: Photos  
State Firemen's and Fire Marshal's Association of Texas,100 Years 1876-1976

Publisher: Intercollegiate Press, Inc. Shawnee Misson, KS 1976.
305 pp, red leatherette boards w/gilt raised embossed lettering & emblem on the front cover, front endpapers in color, back endpapers are a black & white pictorial . The story of the firefighting service in Texas as told by its men and women. The volume is for the centennial year & growth of the State Firemen's & Fire Marshal's Association of Texas. The early part of the book pictures the present & past leadership of the Association & reflects the feelings of the individual volunteer firefighters. The Texas Firemen's Training School is covered in the first few pages. The book is made up of capsules of history as submitted by members from various cities across Texas. some rubbing to the top & bottom of the spine. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 150.00 CAD 154.12 EUR 101.63 GBP 83.48 JPY 14,025.00 MXN 1,753.13 ZAR 1,402.50 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 013608.
    
US$140.25
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9.
Pyne, Stephen J.  
The Story of the Great Fires of 1910

Publisher: Viking New York 2001.
(xiii) 322 pages, b/w plates, notes, index, 8vo, black boards. Near fine, tiny remainder dot bottom edge; dust jacket very good, light edgewear First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.63 CAD 9.89 EUR 6.52 GBP 5.36 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 90.00 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 018524.
    
US$9.00
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10.
Rose, William J., et al.  
Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company, 1944-1994 : 50 Years on the Line, Faithful and Fearless (Simsbury, Connecticut) (Fifty)

Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company; Dallas, Tx: 1994.
Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 56 pages; 4to (11.5") 29cm; Gold lettering and badge over red textured buckram cloth, about 150 b/w glossy photos including portraits of firefighting personnel, ladies auxilliary, and equipment, and firefighters in action. Glossy throughout. ; Subtitle on front: 'Serving Since 1944'. ; No discernable wear.

Appr.: | AUD 21.39 CAD 21.98 EUR 14.49 GBP 11.90 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 6094.
    
US$20.00
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11.
Wright, David, and David Zoby  
Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers

Publisher: Scribner New York 2000.
335 pages, b/w plates, acknowledgements, authors' notes and sources, bibliography, index; 8vo, white/gray boards. Fine; dust jacket very good+, light edgewear. Story of Black Coast members who fought storms and saved lives off North Carolin's Outer Banks First Printing Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 17.11 CAD 17.58 EUR 11.59 GBP 9.52 JPY 1,600.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 160.00 

Purchase direct from: Abstract Books. Item number: 021338.
    
US$16.00
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